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Marion Johnson

Blog Entries by Marion Johnson

Mad Men, Megan Draper and the Skyler White Effect

(69) Comments | Posted April 3, 2013 | 7:35 PM

Mad Men is back this week, and I am extremely excited. (Big surprise -- I think I blog more about this show than anything else.) The promotional pictures are just opulently sexy -- Megan's hair! Pete's... hair! Joan's dress! But I'm also apprehensive, particularly about what's going to happen to...

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How to Remake Jumanji

(8) Comments | Posted July 27, 2012 | 5:33 PM

For whatever reason, the 1995 smash Jumanji is getting the reboot treatment in the near future. Actually, I think the word they're using is "re-imagining," which is just a pompous way of saying "remake." I think "reboot" only applies to franchises. But let me move away from this interesting semantic...

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The Rise of Pete Campbell

(1) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 6:11 PM

With season five of Mad Men on the horizon, I've been spending a lot of time watching old episodes and getting myself reacquainted with our friends at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (is the Cooper still happening, I wonder?). During this time, the evolution of Pete Campbell really stood out to...

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Where to Find Positive LGBT Characters in Pop Culture

(20) Comments | Posted June 13, 2011 | 12:23 PM

In celebration of National LGBT Pride Month, I thought I'd pull together a list of my favorite LGBT characters from movies and TV shows. This is by no means a comprehensive list of the best of all time, and for once I didn't include a list of things that I...

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